Gregory K. Casmire, E.I.T. (B.S.C.E.)
Port Arthur, Texas 77642
Highly motivated and hardworking civil engineering professional with 29 plus years of experience working for the Texas Department of Transportation in bridge and roadway design, construction, maintenance, and inspection. Extensive experience working on highly complex engineering construction projects worth up to forty two million dollars.
EDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL
E.I.T., Engineer -In-Training - Texas Board of Professional Engineers, 2009
BS in Civil Engineering - Lamar University, May 2004
BA in Arts & Sciences - Grambling State University, May 1983
AA in Industrial Technology - Grambling State University, July 1983
OSHA, Construction Safety and Health, #26-003******
ISTC, Industrial Safety Training Council, Basic Plus, April 2015 - 2016
TWIC, Transportation Worker Identification Credential, April 2015 - 2020
Life Skills Plus, Jireh World Church and Outreach Ministries, Inc. 2015
Provided technical expertise and coordination for transportation programs involving multiple design and building construction projects, construction of transportation systems, traffic operations, maintenance of highways and facilities, or bridge inspection in accordance with Department standards.
Lead designer for a HES roadway widening construction project designed using AASHTO criteria to provide additional paved surface width that consisted of Asphalt Stabilized Base (ASB), Hot Mixed Asphalt (HMA) surface overlay, and striping.
Lead designer for the project plans for Texas Parks and Wildlife that consisted of the design and layouts of a park and recreational area that consisted of a boat ramp, parking area facility.
Co-managed the construction inspection of the Sabine River Bridge project along IH10 between Louisiana and Texas state line. The project consisted of traffic control, material testing, excavation and soil undercuts, embankment, grading, cement base, asphalt and concrete pavement, illumination, signing, striping, drill shafts foundations, concrete structures, steel girders, fender system, navigation light system and demolition of existing structure.
Project Manager and Designer of complete project plan set to Long John Creek Bridge in Liberty County.
Soutex Surveyors and Engineers, Port Arthur, Texas (10/2014 – 3/2015)
Position: Civil Engineer-in-Training, E.I.T. (6 months)
(Design Construction Plans)
Designed layout sheets for project plan sets.
Established preliminary cost estimates for project funding.
Determined and calculated material quantities for project to be constructed.
Designed site drainage plans in conformance with FEMA Technical Bulletin No. 10, (TB10).
Performed Hydrology and Hydraulics for design that consisted of pipe flow and sheet flow.
Managed multiple civil engineering construction projects and overseer 0f contractors operations.
Responsible for construction operations; ensured required work was performed and constructed according to the engineering plans, standard specifications and practices for construction.
Coordinated field inspections and quality assurance tests for compliance with private engineering firm.
Responsible for management of construction records, monthly contract payments for approval and to generate progress status reports to track and verify projected completion in the expected scheduled time and within budget.
Managed change orders and ensured changes were updated to final plan documents for future records.
Overseer of construction work that consisted of the placements of water main pipes, fire hydrants, excavations, embankments and culverts, etc.
Texas Department of Transportation, Beaumont, Texas (1985 – 2014)
Position: Engineer Assistant III, Engineer Specialist III & Transportation Specialist III (29 years)
Developed project scope of work documents for project plans.
Established preliminary and final cost estimates for appropriating and prioritizing project funds.
Established basis of design, ensured elements and material quantities for project to be constructible.
Managed, developed and designed Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PS&E’s) for project biddings.
Designed project plans for Texas Parks and Wildlife that consisted of the design and layouts of a park and recreational area that consisted of a boat ramp, parking, and board walkway section.
Developed engineering general documents according to criteria and incorporated all appropriate standards and specifications relevant to project plan sets.
Project Manager of a feasibility study of an engineering consultant contract for Hwy US69 (IH 10 - LNVA Canal) in Beaumont prior to design.
Evaluated engineering consultant firms for the progress of the contract work.
Co-manager and overseer 0f a major civil engineering construction project that totaled $42 million.
Responsible for overseeing the work of prime-contractors and sub-contractors simultaneously.
Monitored construction operations and ensured required work performed was constructed according to engineering plans, standard specifications and practices for construction and maintenance.
Managed multiple highway contract budgets ($28 – $32 million) and daily bookkeeping on major highway projects.
Ensured project compliance with FHWA, TxDOT and other recommended engineering codes, regulations, guidelines and practices such as OSHA, USACE, EPA, TCEQ, TMUTCD, etc.
Managed quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) tests for concrete foundations, drill shafts, substructures, superstructures and other items to ensure the structural integrity, the reliability of the work performed and for the life expectancy of the structures.
Coordinated field tests with contractors to obtain Radiography (X-Ray) for analysis of steel structures prior to the erecting schedule.
In charge of project construction records, approved monthly contract payments and generated progress reports for projected schedule verification.
Managed field changes and updated construction plans for records and verified all work completed.
Mentored and trained less experienced team members and young engineers by providing engineering support and guidance while monitoring their daily work performance.
Managed underground and aboveground work that includes but not limited to water mains pipes, fire hydrants, trenching, excavation, embankment, soil undercuts, rock filter dams and weirs, etc.
Zoning Board of Adjustment-(Board Member), Port Arthur (2015 - 2017)
New Light Christian Center Church-(Choir Member), Beaumont Texas (since 2007)
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